Kelly In New York Alleging Sexual Battery And False Imprisonment

Kelly In New York Alleging Sexual Battery And False Imprisonment

"Did you find yourself in a position like that a few times with R. Kelly?". Kelly also said that he would "help her work on it" and that he wanted to "teach [Rodgers] and show [her] how to be a woman".

Rodgers claims in the lawsuit that she was 19 when she met the singer after a performance in San Antonio in March 2017 and that they spoke regularly by phone for a few months before he arranged for her to meet him in NY.

Rodgers says a few months after meeting Kelly, he flew her out to NY, where he "initiated unwanted sexual contact" in her hotel room, according to the filing.

The lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages, was the latest in a steady pattern of sexual misconduct accusations against the 51-year-old musician. The next morning after she arrived, Rodgers claims Kelly showed up to her hotel room.

According to docs, obtained by TMZ, Faith caught herpes from Kelly.

In the complaint, filed in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan, Rodgers claims that Kelly told his assistant, Diana Copeland, to arrange for Rodgers' travel to New York in May 2017 so that she could attend one of his concerts.

Several other women spoke out against similar alleged sexual abuse by R. Kelly earlier this year.

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Faith Rodgers alleges that the R&B star abused her "mentally, sexually and verbally", filming her against her will in "deviant and compromising sexual contact". She describes situations where he locked up inside cars, rooms, and even studios as a means to punish her for not fulfilling his sexual needs.

In April Miss Rodgers filed a criminal complaint with the Dallas Police Department and says under their advisement she recorded a phone call with Kelly, hoping he would admit to knowingly gave her an STD.

The mounting claims against him have gained traction recently, even though claims that were lodged against Kelly years ago didn't stick (he was acquitted in a 2008 child pornography case). They exchanged phone numbers and soon, Kelly got her to NY.

Kelly has denied the allegations against him.

Just last week, Spotify removed R. Kelly from all of its playlists as part of a new "hate content and hateful conduct" policy. But Rodgers said she "submitted", more than consented.

R. Kelly's management is yet to comment on the scandal.

Last month, he responded to a Time's Up campaign asking corporations and venues to sever ties with him.

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